What is another word for affected?

Need synonyms for affected? Here's a list of words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Adjective
Artificial, pretentious, and designed to impress
“Camilla's affected laugh would actually come across as rather creepy.”
Adjective
Hurt emotionally
“Close family members were deeply affected by the tragedy.”
Adjective
Deeply moved
“The good doctor was clearly affected by his patient's predicament.”
Adjective
Having a liking or affection
“After years of being well affected toward their grandchildren, it pained them to have to have to say goodbye.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to influence, usually emotionally
“Our son claims that romantic comedies don't affect him in the least.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to present a false appearance of
“These affect an air of tired superiority in a world of unoriginal humorists.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to take on an affectation
“Rosalinda, who was also invited to the party, arrives there, affecting the airs of a Hungarian countess.”
Verb
(somewhat rare) Simple past tense for to go to or spend time in often
“Vincent and his entourage were known to affect all the fancy clubs in town.”
Verb
(rare) Simple past tense for to have an attraction to or feel affection for someone
“There is a lady in the country to whom I affect deeply.”
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Watch and Learn
Nearby Words
8-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
go
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2019